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49ers give quarterback Kaepernick six-year extension


SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Colin Kaepernick insists he just happened to pull on a pair of socks with dollar bill prints all over them Wednesday morning — before he learned he had struck a new fortune with the San Francisco 49ers.
“I had these on before I found out,” he quipped. “Luck of the draw.”
In the tattooed quarterback, the Niners have their franchise man for the long haul.
One of the NFL’s most dynamic young playcallers, Kaepernick received a $126 million, six-year contract extension Wednesday that keeps him with the organization through the 2020 season. The deal includes $61 million ...

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